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Chazelle's 'First Man' Chronicles Personal Losses Behind Armstrong's 'Giant Leap'

Director Damien Chazelle says his new film, which examines the years leading up to Neil Armstrong's monumental first step on the moon, is a story of "dreams — and the cost of pursuing those dreams."

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Chazelle's 'First Man' Chronicles Personal Losses Behind Armstrong's 'Giant Leap'

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Armstrong Cabin Justin Hurwitz
I Oughta Be Getting Home Justin Hurwitz
End Credits Justin Hurwitz
Houston Justin Hurwitz
Multi-Axis Trainer Justin Hurwitz
The Landing Justin Hurwitz
Bach solo cello suite No. 3 Gigue Yo-Yo Ma